The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank - 175 190
Permanent jobs citing PBX 0 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.17% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -3.40%
PBX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
783 684 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.28% 15.33% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 673 563 702
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PBX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PBX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PBX across the West Midlands region.

PBX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PBX.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Websense
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Broadband
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Broadband
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Project Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Websense
1 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
1 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft